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Is white matter demyelination really serious?
Is white matter demyelination really serious? Chronic myelitis mainly includes chronic viral myelitis and tuberculous myelitis.
Acute myelitis is a non-specific inflammation that causes demyelination or necrosis of the white matter of the spinal cord, leading to acute transverse spinal cord injury, also known as acute transverse myelitis, paralysis of the lower limbs at the level of the disease, sensory disturbances in the conduction bundle, and defecation disorders As a feature.
At present, the cause is not very clear, including different clinical syndromes, such as post-infection myelitis, post-vaccination myelitis, demyelinating myelitis, necrotizing myelitis and myelitis;
Classification of myelitis: It is divided into etiological classification and clinical type classification. The etiological classification includes the following types:
The etiology categories are:
- 1. Infectious myelitis.
- 2. Myelitis after infection and vaccination.
- 3. Myelitis of unknown cause.
- 4. Infectious myelitis also includes viral myelitis, such as acute polio.
- 5. Infectious myelitis is common, suppurative myelitis and tuberculous myelitis.
- 6. Spirochetal myelitis is common, syphilitic myelitis and spirochetal disease of the spinal cord.
- 7. Parasitic myelitis, such as malaria, schistosomiasis, toxoplasma, etc.
The clinical classifications are: acute myelitis and chronic myelitis. Acute myelitis includes acute anterior polio and acute non-specific myelitis. The common ones are acute transverse myelitis and acute ascending myelitis. Chronic myelitis mainly includes chronic viral myelitis and tuberculous myelitis.
(sourceinternet, reference only)